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Bundesautobahn 250

Bundesautobahn 250

Bundesautobahn 250 (translates from German as Federal Motorway 250, short form Autobahn 250, abbreviated as BAB 250 or A 250) was an autobahn in north Germany, which was colloquially referred to as the Maschener Autobahn ("Maschen Motorway"). It began near Hamburg and ran in an easterly direction for 28 kilometres to Lüneburg, where it became the B 4 and later the B 209. The motorway had two lanes throughout and was opened in four sections: 1985: AK Maschen ...
List of warez groups

List of warez groups

Listed here are some of the more significant warez groups from the last decades of scene history, with an introduction of when they were formed and their achievements. Between 2003 and 2009 there were 3,164 active groups according to the research of David Décary-Hétu. The majority of these groups are active for no more than two months. Only a small amount is active for many years. The warez scene is a very competitive and volatile environment. The groups are generally not driven by profit, bu...
Lincoln Hurst

Lincoln Hurst

Lincoln Douglas Hurst B.A. M.Div. Th.M. D.Phil. (May 6, 1946 – November 11, 2008), also known as "Lincoln Hurst", "L. D. Hurst", or "Lincoln D. Hurst", was an American scholar of the Bible, religious history and film. He was Emeritus Professor at the University of California, Davis (1983–2006), and Adjunct Professor at Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, California (1987–2008).Born in Chicago and raised in Arlington Heights, Illinois, Hurst graduated from Arlington High School, and later r...
Bel Ami (TV series)

Bel Ami (TV series)

Bel Ami (Hangul: 예쁜남자; RR: Yebbeun Namja; also known as Pretty Boy, and Pretty Man, is a South Korean romantic comedy television series starring Jang Keun-suk, IU, Lee Jang-woo and Han Chae-young. Based on the same-titled 17-volume manhwa by Chon Kye-young, it aired on KBS2 from November 20, 2013 to January 9, 2014 on Wednesdays and Thursdays at 21:55 for 16 episodes.Dokgo Ma-te (Jang Keun-suk) is a pretty boy. His mother dies without giving him the password to meet his father, who ...
Nikola Hofmanova

Nikola Hofmanova

Nikola Hofmanova (born 3 February 1991 in Chomutov, Czechoslovakia) is an Austrian tennis player.Hofmanova has won three singles and two doubles titles on the ITF tour in her career. On 12 April 2010, she reached her best singles ranking of world number 161. On 18 July 2011, she peaked at world number 223 in the doubles rankings. As a junior, Hofmanova was ranked as high as world number four. She won the Orange Bowl Tennis Championships in 2006.Between 2006 and 2009 Hofmanova played four rubb...
List of cosmic entities in Marvel Comics

List of cosmic entities in Marvel Comics

This is a list of prominent cosmic or mystic beings appearing in the fictional Marvel Universe, as defined by status and/or god-like power level. Licensed or creator-owned characters (G.I. Joe, Groo the Wanderer, RoboCop, Star Trek, Star Wars, etc.) shouldn't be included. Neither do temporary power-ups through outside sources (e.g. the Red Skull possessing a cosmic cube, etc.). Marvel Universe characters who exist in other dimensions, timelines, or times (such as Conan the Barbarian, Dormammu...
Paris Hilton's My New BFF

Paris Hilton's My New BFF

Paris Hilton's My New BFF, also known simply as My New BFF and other alternate titles, is a competitive reality television show in which Paris Hilton searches for her new BFF ("best friends forever"). Following the success of the original American version, its second season and two international spin-offs followed. All versions were produced by Ish Entertainment (a subsidiary of Lionsgate Television) and in association with the original network on which they aired.The first season premiered o...
NR class

NR class

The NR class are a class of diesel locomotive built by A Goninan & Co for National Rail between 1996 and 1998. They are currently operated by Pacific National. The QR National 5000 (and 5020) class locomotives, and all the C44aci model locomotives build by UGL Rail at Broadmeadow adopted the design from the NR Class, but with a variety of features to set them apart from each other and the NR Class locomotives.Upon commencing operations in April 1993 the National Rail inherited a diverse c...

Togakure-ryū

Togakure-ryū (戸隠流) is a historical tradition of Ninjutsu known as the "School of the Hidden Door", purportedly founded during the Oho period (1161–1162) by Daisuke Nishina (仁科大助) (also known as Daisuke Togakure (戸隠大助)), who learned his original fighting techniques from a Chinese monk named Kain Dōshi. However, the history and early lineage of Togakure-ryū may be impossible to verify due to the antiquity of the time period and its claimed historicity has been disputed by Watatani Kiyoshi, writ...

Jawbreaker discography

The discography of Jawbreaker, an American punk rock band active from 1986 to 1996, consists of four studio albums, one live album, one compilation album, two extended plays (EPs) and eight singles. The group has also contributed multiple songs to various compilations over the years, both during their time together as a band and posthumously.Lead vocalist and guitarist Blake Schwarzenbach, bassist Chris Bauermeister, and drummer Adam Pfahler formed Jawbreaker while students at New York Univer...

William Dyrness

William A. Dyrness is an American theologian and professor of theology and culture at Fuller Theological Seminary. He teaches courses in theology, culture, and the arts, and is a founding member of the Brehm Center.Dyrness holds a B.A. from Wheaton College, a B.A. from Columbia Theological Seminary, a B. Div. from Fuller Theological Seminary, a D. Théol. from the University of Strasbourg, a Doctorandus from the Vrije Universiteit, and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Cambridge i...
Liga ASOBAL 1998–99

Liga ASOBAL 1998–99

Liga ASOBAL 1998–99 season was the ninth since its establishment. A total of 14 teams competed this season for the championship.This season, the competition format consisted in two phases.
Kilmarnock Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)

Kilmarnock Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)

Kilmarnock Burghs was a district of burghs constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1832 to 1918. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post voting system.Kilmarnock county constituency was created when the district of burghs constituency was abolished.The constituency consisted five parliamentary burghs: Kilmarnock in the county of Ayr, Dumbarton in the county of Dumbarton, Rutherglen in the county of Lanark and Renfrew and Po...
1974 Brazilian Grand Prix

1974 Brazilian Grand Prix

The 1974 Brazilian Grand Prix was a Formula One motor race held at Interlagos on January 27, 1974.Emerson Fittipaldi took pole position for his home race from Carlos Reutemann. The start of the race was delayed as the track had to be swept clear of broken glass from over-exuberant spectators' celebrations and then Arturo Merzario's engine failed. When it did start, the flag caught some of the field unawares. Reutemann and Ronnie Peterson took advantage of the confusion to sweep into the lead,...
Tremplin du Praz

Tremplin du Praz

Tremplin du Praz is a ski jumping hill at Le Praz in Courchevel, France. The complex consists of four hills: a large hill with construction point of K-120 and hill size of HS132, a normal hill at K-90 and HS96, and two training hills at K-60 and K-25. The complex also has a cross-country skiing stadium used for Nordic combined. Jörg Ritzerfeld holds the large hill winter record of 134.0 metres and Nicolas Mayer the normal hill record of 100.5 metres.La Praz received its first ski ju...
Randaberg

Randaberg

Randaberg is a municipality in Rogaland county, Norway. It is located in the traditional district of Jæren, at the northern end of the Stavanger Peninsula. The administrative centre of the municipality is the village of Randaberg.Randaberg is located just north of the city of Stavanger. It is the northernmost conurbation of the Stavanger/Sandnes area, one of the largest urban areas in the country. The Byfjord Tunnel connects the island municipalities of Rennesøy and Finnøy to the mainland of ...
Anne-Marie Duff

Anne-Marie Duff

Anne-Marie Duff (born 8 October 1970) is an English actress known for playing Fiona Gallagher in Shameless, and Elizabeth I in The Virgin Queen.Duff was born on 8 October 1970, the younger of two children of Irish immigrants – her father was a painter and decorator and her mother worked in a shoe shop. The family lived in Southall, London, and Anne-Marie went to a comprehensive school - Mellow Lane Hayes. At an early age, Anne-Marie attended a local youth theatre; Young Argosy, linked to the ...
Impeachment in the Philippines

Impeachment in the Philippines

Impeachment in the Philippines is an expressed power of the Congress of the Philippines to formally charge a serving government official with an impeachable offense. After being impeached by the House of Representatives, the official is then tried in the Senate. If convicted, the official is either removed from office or censured.Impeachment followed by conviction is often the only way to forcibly remove a sitting official. While "impeachment" is often used to refer to the entire process of r...
UN Women

UN Women

The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, also known as UN Women, is a United Nations entity working for the empowerment of women.UN Women became operational in January 2011. Former President of Chile Michelle Bachelet was the inaugural Executive Director, and Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka is the current Executive Director. As with UNIFEM previously, UN Women is a member of the United Nations Development Group.In response to the UN General Assembly resolution 63/311...
List of surviving Focke-Wulf Fw 190s

List of surviving Focke-Wulf Fw 190s

At least 23 Fw 190s exist in museums, collections and in storage worldwide, with 15 displayed in the United States. The National Air and Space Museum stores the only known surviving "long-wing" Ta 152 H, an H-0/R-11 version, at the Paul E. Garber Preservation, Restoration and Storage Facility in Suitland, Maryland.Six surviving Fw 190s served with JG 5 during their wartime existence, and when these six Fw 190s are added to the twenty surviving examples of the Bf 109s that also served with JG ...
Patrice Cormier

Patrice Cormier

Patrice Victor Cormier (born June 14, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward. He is currently under contract with the Manitoba Moose of the American Hockey League (AHL). Cormier was drafted in the second round, 54th overall, by the New Jersey Devils at the 2008 NHL Entry Draft.Cormier was the captain at the 2010 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships of Team Canada. On January 25, 2010, Cormier was suspended for the remainder of the 2009–10 QMJHL regular season and playoffs for an...
Epirus (ancient state)

Epirus (ancient state)

Epirus (/ɪˈpaɪrəs/; Northwest Greek: Ἄπειρος, Ápeiros; Attic: Ἤπειρος, Ḗpeiros) was an ancient Greek state, located in the geographical region of Epirus in the western Balkans. The homeland of the ancient Epirotes was bordered by the Aetolian League to the south, Thessaly and Macedonia to the east, and Illyrian tribes to the north. For a brief period (280–275 BC), the Epirote king Pyrrhus managed to make Epirus the most powerful state in the Greek world, and his armies marched against Rome du...
Nicolas About

Nicolas About

Nicolas About (born July 14, 1947) is a French politician from the centrist MoDem. He was a member of the French Senate and President of the Centrist Union group. About was the mayor of Montigny-le-Bretonneux from 1977 to 2004. He was elected senator of Yvelines on September 24, 1995, and reelected on September 26, 2004. With Catherine Picard, he helped draft the About-Picard law on June 12, 2001.
Judo at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 60 kg

Judo at the 2012 Summer Paralympics – Men's 60 kg

The men's 60 kg judo competition at the 2012 Summer Paralympics was held on 30 August at ExCeL London.
DMA Design

DMA Design

DMA Design was a British video game developer based in Dundee, Scotland, best known for creating the original 2D Grand Theft Auto and Lemmings franchises.The company ran from 1987 when work began on their first game, Menace, and ended with the last game developed by DMA, Grand Theft Auto 2 in 2000.In 1984, David Jones, Russell Kay, Steve Hammond and Mike Dailly often met at the Kingsway Amateur Computer Club (KACC) in Dundee, Scotland. While Jones used an Amiga 1000, the others used Sinclair ...
Kensington Palace Gardens

Kensington Palace Gardens

Coordinates: 51°30′24″N 0°11′27″W / 51.50667°N 0.19083°W / 51.50667; -0.19083 Kensington Palace Gardens is a street in west central London with some of the most expensive properties in the world. It was the location of the London Cage, the British government MI19 centre used during the Second World War and the Cold War.A tree-lined avenue half a mile long in the heart of embassy land, Kensington Palace Gardens is often cited as the "most exclusive address" in London, according to real esta...
Barry Smith (academic)

Barry Smith (academic)

Barry Smith (born June 4, 1952) is an academic working especially in the fields of ontology and biomedical informatics.From 1970 to 1973 Smith studied Mathematics and Philosophy at the University of Oxford. He obtained his PhD from the University of Manchester in 1976 for a dissertation on the ontology of reference in Husserl and Frege.From 1976 to 1994 he held appointments in Sheffield (1976–1979), Manchester (1979–1989) and Liechtenstein (at the International Academy of Philosophy, 1989–199...
Stephen Dorff

Stephen Dorff

Stephen Dorff (born July 29, 1973) is an American actor, known for portraying Stuart Sutcliffe in Backbeat, Johnny Marco in Sofia Coppola's Somewhere, and for his roles in Blade, Cecil B. DeMented, The Motel Life, and Space Truckers.Dorff was born in Atlanta, Georgia, the son of Nancy and Steve Dorff, who is a composer and music producer. His father is Jewish and his mother was Catholic, and Dorff has stated that he was "kinda brought up half-Jewish". He was raised in Los Angeles, where his f...
NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC

NBA Showtime: NBA on NBC

NBA Showtime is a basketball video game by Midway. A descendant of NBA Jam and NBA Hangtime, Showtime is modeled after the NBA presentations on NBC. The original arcade version features team rosters from the beginning of the 1998-99 NBA season, while the console versions feature team rosters that were accurate just prior to the 1999-2000 NBA season. A newer "Gold" version for arcades features another roster update from later in the 1999-2000 season. Showtime was also featured in a dual game c...
Invisible (U2 song)

Invisible (U2 song)

"Invisible" is a song by Irish rock band U2. Unveiled in a Super Bowl XLVIII commercial, it was available as a free digital download through the iTunes Store from 2–3 February 2014. Bank of America gave $1 for each download of the track to (RED), an organisation co-founded by Bono, to fight AIDS. Since 4 February, it has been available as a paid download, with all the proceeds also going to (RED). The song was later included as a hidden track on the deluxe edition of the group's 2014 studio a...
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